Year 5 Maths

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By Year 5, your child should be confident with one- and two-step problems and using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and they should be able to decide on the best way of solving a problem. There is still a focus on times tables, as well as fractions and decimal work.

Find hundreds of Year 5 maths worksheets to consolidate learning at home, covering all the core maths topics including angles, shapes, percentages, mental maths and much more.


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Year 5 maths: what your child learns
From probability to polygons, find out what your child will learn about in maths in Year 5.
Easy ways to engage your child with maths
Do the words “I need help with my maths homework” strike fear into your heart? Our tried-and-tested tips from maths experts will help change your child’s attitude to numbers – and yours
Maths addition number sentences on the blackboard
Three tips to help your child with maths
Giving your child too much help with their maths work can be detrimental to their learning, but it’s still good to show your support. Read on for top tips and techniques to get your child learning maths independently.


Reading a Carroll diagram
Reading a Carroll diagram
This Carroll diagram shows the hair and eye colour combinations of a group of children. Can you answer the questions about the diagram?
Completing a symmetrical shape worksheet
Completing a symmetrical shape
The line down the middle of a symmetrical shape (the same on both sides) is called the line of symmetry. The grid on this worksheet shows a quarter of a shape that has two lines of symmetry. Can you complete the shape? Use a mirror to help if you need to.
Reading length and solving problems
Reading length and solving problems
Broomsticks at the ready to work out these length problems!


Finding factors of numbers tutorial
Do you know how to work out what the factors are of a number? If you're not sure, let our interactive teacher remind you. Then put your understanding to the test by completing a weather challenge.
Short multiplication tutorial
Short multiplication is a doddle when you know how, and our interactive teacher is here to show you the best method for it! And when you feel you've grasped it, have a go at the questions she sets and she'll let you know if you've got short multiplication under your belt.
Finding multiples tutorial
If you're not completely sure how to find multiples, let our interactive teacher show you the best method. Then there are some bubbles that need popping - but only the ones with the correct multiples!
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Year 5 maths booster pack

Year 5 Maths Booster pack

Rounding speed challenges, zoo subtraction problems, spotting square numbers and a little bit of pizza maths... it's all included in the Year 5 Maths Booster pack, designed to help your child practise and revise the key KS2 maths skills they've learned at school.

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Year 5 Maths Learning Journey

The Year 5 Maths Learning Journey programme covers all the core areas of learning your child will be expected to master in maths during Year 5. Work through the 40 worksheets that comprise each programme in order, or pick those that cover topics you know your child is struggling with, and by the end of the school year you can be sure your child's learning is on track.

Year 5 maths progress check

Year 5 Maths Progress checks

Decimals, negative numbers, equivalent fractions and nets of 3D shapes... does your child find any Y5 maths topics tricky? Our Y5 Maths Progress checks, written by a teacher, are designed to help you see how your child is progressing and identify any areas where they need some extra practice.

Each term’s maths test consists of 20 questions and a total of 20 marks. The first 5 questions are mental maths questions (allow your child 10 seconds for each one) and the next 15 are written questions (allow your child as much time as they like to do these questions).

Maths Homework Helper

Maths Homework Helper

Maths is a core skill within the primary national curriculum. As we use maths every day, it is also a vital skill for life. But, some of us still dread our child coming home and asking for help with their maths homework, as learning methods and terminology are sometimes different from how we were taught.

If this sounds like you, you'll find the Maths Homework Helper ebook an immensely useful resource for two reasons. Firstly, it collates the main topics your child will need to know. Secondly, it acts as a refresher course for you, so you can revisit each topic and understand just what your child is learning during class time. It covers the crucial topics of numbers, using numbers, measures, shape and space, and data handling, so you and your child will be able to learn, understand and use maths skills in everyday situations.

There are also helpful rules to remember, a jargon-busting guide to key maths language, plus tips and ideas to help your child continue their learning away from their text books. With Maths Homework Helper, you will never be stumped by your child's primary maths homework again!